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Oversized Bundle 1

 Container

Contains 5 Collections and/or Records:

Meeting summary; Word chosen to help present methods of internal improvement for the state in Raleigh, South Carolina, 11/22/1833

 Item — Oversized: Bundle 1, Item: 1
Scope and Contents The Thomas Jefferson Word Collection includes letters, legal documents, and receipts that give a rough outline of his life in Mississippi, details of Word's move to Texas, and his law practice. These materials often discuss land deals, purchases, promissory notes, details in legal cases, and daily life. Other information in the collection includes post mortem papers, which were handled mostly by his son Horace, and several legal cases that do not directly involve Word. ...

John Word Hooper’s proof of payment for land, 1840s

 Item — Oversized: Bundle 1, Item: 2
Scope and Contents The Thomas Jefferson Word Collection includes letters, legal documents, and receipts that give a rough outline of his life in Mississippi, details of Word's move to Texas, and his law practice. These materials often discuss land deals, purchases, promissory notes, details in legal cases, and daily life. Other information in the collection includes post mortem papers, which were handled mostly by his son Horace, and several legal cases that do not directly involve Word. ...

Rand McNally Map of Texas (written on map, “Menard Territory approved Jan. 22, 1841”), 1893

 Item — Oversized: Bundle 1, Item: 3
Scope and Contents The Thomas Jefferson Word Collection includes letters, legal documents, and receipts that give a rough outline of his life in Mississippi, details of Word's move to Texas, and his law practice. These materials often discuss land deals, purchases, promissory notes, details in legal cases, and daily life. Other information in the collection includes post mortem papers, which were handled mostly by his son Horace, and several legal cases that do not directly involve Word. ...

David Snively letter discussing power of attorney and the Eleven League Land, 7/1/1859

 Item — Oversized: Bundle 1, Item: 4
Scope and Contents The Thomas Jefferson Word Collection includes letters, legal documents, and receipts that give a rough outline of his life in Mississippi, details of Word's move to Texas, and his law practice. These materials often discuss land deals, purchases, promissory notes, details in legal cases, and daily life. Other information in the collection includes post mortem papers, which were handled mostly by his son Horace, and several legal cases that do not directly involve Word. ...

Horace Word sells land to pay taxes (certificate of redemption), 4/23/1890

 Item — Oversized: Bundle 1, Item: 5
Scope and Contents The Thomas Jefferson Word Collection includes letters, legal documents, and receipts that give a rough outline of his life in Mississippi, details of Word's move to Texas, and his law practice. These materials often discuss land deals, purchases, promissory notes, details in legal cases, and daily life. Other information in the collection includes post mortem papers, which were handled mostly by his son Horace, and several legal cases that do not directly involve Word. ...